We offer education and support to pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Learn how to protect yourself and your baby by keeping your blood sugar in a healthy range throughout your pregnancy. View class details.
Gestational Diabetes Classes
If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes or elevated blood sugar in pregnancy, you are not alone: about one in 14 women will develop this condition. Fairview Diabetes Care provides education and support to help you learn how to keep your blood sugar in a safe range so that you and your baby stay healthy throughout your pregnancy.
Gestational diabetes education includes:
Once your doctor has referred you for gestational diabetes education, someone will call you to schedule the introductory group class. You may also call 612-672-6700 to schedule.
Gestational diabetes classes are offered weekly at the following locations and times:
If your doctor has not prescribed a blood glucose meter and monitoring supplies for you, one will be provided for you at class and a prescription for ongoing monitoring supplies will be sent to your pharmacy.
Before your first class: Call your health insurance company to ask which glucose meter brand(s) is preferred.
Bring to class: A written log of what you eat and drink for three days before class.